Cambridge Rugby Union Football Club or CRUFC is a rugby union club representing the city of Cambridge, England.
Cambridge Rugby is recruiting a Head Strength & Conditioning coach to join their performance team and lead the S&C service. Cambridge Rugby have been promoted to the Championship for the 23/24 season after being crowned National 1 Champions. This is an extremely exciting time to join the club, with rapid growth occurring across all sectors of the organisation.
The advertised role is a full-time position that includes a combination of provision to the Cambridge Rugby 1st Team, as well as clinical rehabilitation and personal training within the onsite private practice – Cambridge Sports Medicine Centre (CSMC).
The rugby aspect of the role is a position embedded within the Cambridge Rugby Performance Team that includes several physiotherapists, S&C coaches, and medical practitioners. You will be leading the S&C provision to the 1st team and will report directly to the Performance & Sports Medicine Director. You will be expected to design and deliver the strength program, drive performance standards and keep players accountable against performance outcomes. You will also be expected to work closely with the coaching staff on a day-to-day basis to integrate conditioning objectives within the tactical and skill-based objectives of rugby on-field sessions. You will have a leading role in the development of the preseason training plan and in the maintenance of physical performance in-season via intelligent macro-cycle design.
The clinical rehabilitation and personal training aspect of the role is a position within CSMC, which is a private practice located onsite at Cambridge Rugby. The practice is a multi-disciplinary sports medicine centre that provides service to the 600-member community section of the club, as well as private clients from the wider community. All members of the Cambridge Rugby Performance Team will be employed in combined rugby–CSMC roles in the 23/24 season.
A summary of what you can expect includes:
We are looking for a suitably qualified strength and conditioning coach with the personality required for success in professional sport and the private / commercial sector.
Experience and Qualifications
How to Apply
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